GlenDronach 8 The Hielan

GlenDronach 8 Helian

Price: $50 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: GlenDronach / Brown-Forman

Region: Highland

46% ABV

Mashbill: 100% malted barley

Aged For: 8 years

Cask Type: Ex-bourbon and sherry casks

Chill Filtered: No

Color Added: No

 


 

Color: Deep gold

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Heavy citrus, dry wine, honey, floral, ginger, malt, and herbs

Mouthfeel: Medium body

Palate/Taste: Oak, apples, lemon, vanilla, spice, heavy malt, and leather

Finish: Medium warmth and length, cinnamon, raisins, earth, and pepper.

Thoughts: I normally love Glendronachs, but this one didn’t do it for me. When I have a glendro I’m not looking for leather, earth, and pepper, which is what I got here.

Score: 75 out of 100

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